Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: St. Christopher’s Hospice in London

  • The US hospice movement: redressing modern medicine

    Emily Bethea Chicago, Illinois, USA   Hospices de Beaune Founded in 1443 in Beaune, France by Nicolas Rolin, chancellor of Burgundy, as a hospital for the poor and needy. Photography by Thierry Unlike its modern concept, hospice began as “a house of rest and entertainment” not only “for pilgrims, travelers, or strangers” but also “for…